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Concierto with Michael Jost, Suzy Williams, Aloke Dasgupta and Milo Gonzalez
July 28, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm PDTSuggested Donation: $15
Michael Jost, highly acclaimed world music guitarist, brings you Concierto live from The Church in Ocean Park. This is a fantastic sounding venue! The July show includes special guests chanteuse Suzy Williams, Aloke Dasgupta Grammy winning sitar maestro from India as well as the mesmerizing guitarist, Milo Gonzalez.
Suzy Williams, deemed by LA Weekly as “LA’s Diva Deluxe”, has played venues from Carnegie Hall to the Canary Islands with Van Dyke Parks, Buster Poindexter, Marc Shaiman, Nicholas Ray, and the Pilobolus dance troupe, among others. Bette Midler, Horace Silver, Roosevelt Sykes, Ann Magnuson, Eubie Blake, Odetta, and Hadda Brooks have praised her passionate singing and vibrant energy. Her original songs will leave you laughing, sobbing, or both.
Upcoming events for Maestro Aloke Dasgupta “The human ear can only hear sounds within a certain range. Beyond that range the universe is full of music that the ear cannot hear. For an Indian musician, one of those goals is to hear that universal song.” – Maestro Aloke Dasgupta Aloke Dasgupta entered the world on January 26, 1953 – India’s Republic Day. After studying with the late Binoy Dasgupta starting at the age of eleven, he became the student of…
Michael’s music is a journey in time and space fueled by his passion for music and his instrument. His main instrument is the guitar with all the different colors and emotions. Michael’s influences are very multicolored and involve different styles, continents and time periods. Live or in the studio … expect to be surprised.
Milo Gonzalez is a guitarist and contortionist from Venice Beach, California. Being a self-taught classical and flamenco style guitarist, and the step-child of the legendary punk rock bass player Chuck Dukowski of Black Flag, Gonzalez’s music derives influence as much from guitar masters such as Paco De Lucia, Vicente Amigo, Andres Segovia, and Leo Brouwer, as it does from modern day heavy rock/metal, and psychedelic music, such as Black Sabbath, Jimi Hendrix, Radiohead, and The Mars Volta.